How to book a park or special event site

Required documents

Before you apply to rent a park for an event, download and complete the following forms.  All forms are in [PDF] format.

Application form
Application for use - Grand Parade
Application for use - Emera Oval
Special event supplementary form

How to apply for a special event

Submit the above forms:

In person:
Alderney Gate, 40 Alderney Dr, 1st Floor Dartmouth

Office hours are Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m


Tracy Murphy





Special Event sites include the following:
DeWolfe Park
Emera Oval
Ferry Terminal Park/Dartmouth Waterfront
Graham's Grove
Grand Parade
Granville Mall
Nathan Green Square
Sackville Landing
Sullivan's Pond
Victoria Park

How much does it cost

All fees listed are per day and do not include HST.

Park bookings: $39.47  less than 4 hours; $85.15 over 4 hours
Special event sites: $85.15 per day
Weddings $85.15 per day
Filming commercial: $133.04 per day
Filming non-profit/low budget: $66.52 per day

Public events with no entry fee - Free of charge

Other incidental fees

Key sign out fee: $25 per key
Special Event tents: $100 + HST per event plus other applicable fees as required

Additional documents

The following provide information on your rental. All of these documents are in [PDF] format.

SOCAN [Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada]
RESOUND [Music Licensing Company] Tarriff 6.B